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Re: drop down lists

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2004 10:08:41 -0500
Message-ID: <006a01c4090d$12a16b50$6401a8c0@handsontech>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

I wonder that if I have a work around for ie, I might not have a work around
for say netscape or lynx?  Just because there is a work around for something
and there is a choice of coding methods as to whether or not to force people
to use the work around that the method forcing the work around should be
used.  It seems to me that the answer is that this is not acceptable since
there are alternatives that fit all.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Woolley" <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, March 12, 2004 5:25 PM
Subject: Re: drop down lists

> screen reader need to adjust his computer or should the element be
> differently to avoid auto activation of list elements when they are pulled
> down?  If both are possible, how could each be accomplished?

It is simply accomplished by not taking the explicit steps (probably copied,
rather than designed) that the developer took to make it work in that
unnatural way.

This behaviour happens because interface specifiers think it is good
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